Coding Websites and Games
Kodable - A parent can create an account for you.
Code.org - Provides many lessons and challenges. You choose!
- Code.org Beginner Course 1
- Code.org Hour of Code - Coding activities for all ages & experience levels.
Tynker - Offers many activities to choose from for various ages. Some feature well-known characters and toys.
Trinket/Hour of Python - Offers more advanced coding opportunities.
Scratch - Code your own scenes and animations (recommended for ages 8+).
Scratch Jr. - Recommended for ages 5-7.
Khan Academy - Recommended for 3rd grade and up.
Coding Glossary - Provides definitions for words used in coding.
Makerspace and Engineering
Maker Maven's STEAM Challenges
Simple STEM Activities for Families
3 No/Low Tech Design Challenges
PhET Simulations - Offers interactive experiments/simulations.
Greg Tang Math - Choose from fun games and challenges.
Other FUN Stuff
Other Games & Fun Stuff
Capstone Remote Learning - Offers activities and games featuring characters from books!
Highlights Magazine - Offers online activities, articles, games and more.
Doug's Mystery Science - Offers videos and lessons/experiments.
Activities from author Jarrett Lerner - Includes templates to create your own comics and more.
Toy Theater - Offers virtual manipulatives, some of which might be helpful when doing your math work. They also have puzzles and games.
Starfall - Provides games for K-3.
Click, Clack Book Activities (printables)
Pete the Cat Activities (printables)
Additional links for games, authors, research, and skill reinforcement are listed under the Technology Tab of the Bolin website. Once there, click on your grade level on the left side of the screen for more links: https://www.allenisd.org/domain/247.